If enough investors were in passive funds, markets wouldn’t work properly. Is that where we are now?
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Four simple but effective ideas for building a portfolio
David C Stevenson’s three-part series on how to set up a long-term regular savings plan using five simple investment trusts.
Having 40 years to invest can free you up to take risks in the big themes of the next few decades, says David C Stevenson. Here, he picks four of the best funds to buy for the long term.
A simple, easy to manage portfolio of our favourite investment trusts, selected by Merryn Somerset Webb, offering defensiveness, stability, exposure to growth, and some income.
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Why aren’t markets as efficient as theory tells us they should be? Tennis odds give us a clue, says John Stepek.
Income investors who rely on UK stocks and funds are missing out on the fastest-growing source of income in the world – the dividends of Asia-Pacific companies.
The latest data suggests inflation is gathering strength. It could give a nasty jolt to markets preoccupied with trade wars, political uncertainty and weakening global growth.
Matthew Partridge looks at what 2015 film The Big Short can teach investors about the pros and cons of leverage.
Global fund managers are getting nervous, and are holding on to their cash. But that might actually be good for the markets, says John Stepek. Here’s why.
American stocks are looking very expensive, but that doesn’t necessarily mean you should sell, says John Stepek.